WFSBP Awards

WFSBP Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award

The WFSBP Lifetime Achievement Award in Biological psychiatry is intended for senior research scientists (MD, PhD or equivalent) whose lifework has significantly influenced today‘s field of biological psychiatry. This award is open to members and non-members of the WFSBP. It consists of a monetary award of EUR 1,000.

Award for Excellence in Education

The WFSBP Award for Excellence in Education is to acknowledge outstanding and innovative education in biological psychiatry including the implementation of new interactive media. The WFSBP Education prize is open to all WFSBP members who have improved education in all fields of psychiatry. This award consists of a monetary award of EUR 1,000.

Research Prize

The WFSBP Research Prize is intended for WFSBP members (MD, PhD or equivalent) whose current scientific work has had an important impact in the field of clinical and/or basic research in the area of biological psychiatry. This prize consists of a monetary award of EUR 1,000.

Award for Scientific Excellence of the WFSBP Host

The WFSBP Award for Scientific Excellence of the WFSBP Host is dedicated to an outstanding researcher in the field of biological psychiatry originating from the host country of the World Congress of Biological Psychiatry. This award consists of a monetary award of EUR 1,000.

Past awardees were (2013 - 2019):

Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert Post, USA (2019)
Dan Stein, South Africa (2019)
Janusz Rybakowski, Poland (2015)
Michael Trimble, UK (2013)
Florian Holsboer, Germany (2013)

Award for Excellence in Education

Florence Thibaut, France (2017)
Philippe Courtet, France and Konstantinos Fountoulakis, Greece (2015)
Saburo Takahashi, Japan (2013)

Research Prize

Matcheri Keshavan, USA (2019)
Eduard Vieta, Spain (2017)
Rupert Lanzenberger, Austria (2015)
Frederico Duarte Garcia, Brazil (2013)

Award for Scientific Excellence of the
WFSBP Host

Glenda MacQueen, Canada (2019)
Stanley Kutcher, Canada (2019)
Per Bech, Denmark (2017)
Mitsumoto Sato, Japan (2013)